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The history of Carolina; : containing the exact description and natural history of that country; together with the present state thereof. And a journal of a thousand miles, travel'd thro' several nations of Indians, giving a particular account of their customs, manners, &c.

Published 1718

First printed in serialized form under title "A new voyage to Carolina" as part of "A new collection of voyages and travels", compiled by John Stevens from 1708-1710, and printed in cumulation in London, 1711 and issued separately in London, 1709

"A small dictionary of every tongue ...", p. 225-230, contains numbers, general vocabulary and phrases in the English, Tuskeruro [i.e. Tuscarora, a language in the Iroquois family spoken by a tribe in New York State and Ontario], Pamticough [a language spoken by the Pamlico Indians, who lived in Virginia], and Woccon languages [as spoken by a Siouan tribe near Piedmont, North Carolina]

"The second charter granted by King Charles II. to the proprietors of Carolina", p. 239-254, has separate caption title

"An abstract of the constitution of Carolina", p. 255-258, has separate caption title

Signatures: A (-A4) B-H I² K-2L (2L4 verso blank)

Bookseller's advertisement: p. [1], 3rd count

Woodcut initials


Vail, R.W.G. Old Frontier

Clark, T.D. Old South

Pilling, J.C. Proof-sheets of a bib. of the languages of the North Amer. Indians

Alden, J.E. European Americana

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800


John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full calf

Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: Jane Williams: signature or stamp in caption titles

Publisher London : Printed for T. Warner, at the Black-Boy in Pater-noster Row
Pages 286
Language English; Iroquoian; Siouan
Call number b5722727
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana

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